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Bruker Corporation is a manufacturer of scientific instruments for molecular and materials research, as well as for industrial and applied analysis. It is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts and is the publicly traded parent company of Bruker Scientific Instruments and Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies divisions.In April 2010, Bruker created a Chemical Analysis Division under the Bruker Daltonics subsidiary. This division contains three former Varian product lines: ICPMS systems, laboratory gas chromatography , and GC-triple quadrupole mass spectrometer .In 2012 it sponsored the Fritz Feigl Prize. Wikipedia.

Romanolo K.F.,California State University, East Bay | Romanolo K.F.,Albany Research Center | Gorski L.,Albany Research Center | Wang S.,Bruker Optics Inc | Lauzon C.R.,California State University, East Bay
PLoS ONE | Year: 2015

The use of Fourier Transform-Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR) in conjunction with Artificial Neural Network software NeuroDeveloper" was examined for the rapid identification and classification of Listeria species and serotyping of Listeria monocytogenes. A spectral library was created for 245 strains of Listeria spp. to give a biochemical fingerprint from which identification of unknown samples were made. This technology was able to accurately distinguish the Listeria species with 99.03% accuracy. Eleven serotypes of Listeria monocytogenes including 1/2a, 1/2b, and 4b were identified with 96.58% accuracy. In addition, motile and non-motile forms of Listeria were used to create a more robust model for identification. FT-IR coupled with NeuroDeveloper™ appear to be a more accurate and economic choice for rapid identification of pathogenic Listeria spp. than current methods. Source

Wang P.,Bruker Optics Inc
Microscopy and Microanalysis | Year: 2014

Raman microscopy has unique applications in analyzing small samples and multicomponent systems. It not only provides molecular identification of the materials but also infers many other properties such as crystalline forms, stress and so on. © Microscopy Society of America 2014. Source

Bruker Optics Inc, New Chromex Inc. and Chromex Inc. | Date: 1992-05-12

analytical optical instrumentation; namely, monochromators, spectrographs, and spectrophotometers.

Timko M.T.,Worcester Polytechnic Institute | Wang J.A.,Worcester Polytechnic Institute | Wang J.A.,National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico | Burgess J.,Bruker Optics Inc | And 4 more authors.
Fuel | Year: 2016

A range of different activated carbons was characterized and evaluated for promotion of the oxidative desulfurization (ODS) of JP-8 fuel using H2O2 oxidant and acetic acid. Wood-based carbons activated by acid treatment showed much higher effectiveness than all other carbon types, regardless of source or activation method. Under identical test conditions designed to differentiate material performance, the most effective carbon material yielded 69% oxidation of 2,3-dimethylbenzothiophene (2,3-DMBT) whereas the ineffective materials scarcely out-performed the control (10% oxidation). To understand the characteristics most associated with reaction promotion, the textural, chemical, and defect features of the carbon materials were examined using a battery of techniques. The effective promoters all shared in common high surface areas and high pore volumes; however, surface area and pore volume alone could not explain the observed trends in performance. Investigating surface chemistry, presence of strong acid sites was strongly related to ODS performance. Overall, long-range order was not required for high activity, yet neither were edge defect sites. These results suggest that carbon promotes ODS by formation of percarboxylic acid species at defect sites within the carbon basal planes. Post-reaction analysis of the carbon materials provided evidence to support this explanation. © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Source

Bruker Optics Inc and New Chromex Inc. | Date: 2001-10-16

spectroscopes, spectrographs, and monochromators.

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